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Fugees’ Pras Says Obama Victory a Win for Youth

Pras Michel of the 1990s top-selling rap group, The Fugees, was hanging out…

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Jackson’s Got Next?

Now that Sen. Barack Obama is president of the United States, his Senate…

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Other Races

While the race between Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain was definitely THE…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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A President for All America

Now that the heady elation of Obama's landslide victory over Sen. John McCain, the first African American president-elect has a very long to-do list.

History was made last night when the U.S. elected Barack Obama president.

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Transcript of Obama’s Speech

Remarks of President-Elect Barack Obama—as prepared for delivery. 
“If there is anyone out there who…

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McCain Concedes, Offers Congratulations to Obama

After a highly contentious presidential campaign, Sen. John McCain held a rally in Phoenix, Ariz.,…

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Reaction: Obama Victory Speech

(source: Getty Images)Throngs of supporters descended upon Grant Park in Chicago to hear…

By Renita Burns

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Ben Jealous Talks About the Next President and Black America

On Election Day, NAACP president addresses voting irregularities nationwide

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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CNN: Obama Wins Presidency

Though a number of polls across the nation have yet to close or tally votes,…

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RNC Celebration Turns Glum as McCain Concedes

The twenty-two month battle for the highest position in the country came to a halt…

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The Watchers

They won’t tell you their name, they won’t tell you where they’re from, all they…

By Jennie Faith Wright

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Update, Poll Closings: 7:30 p.m.

Update: CBS and MSNBC project a win for Obama in Ohio. MSNBC shows Obama ahead…

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Students in Philadelphia Face Voting Challenges

Managing to wake up at 4 a.m. to stand in line hours before the polls…

By Brittany Diggs

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9 p.m. Poll Closings, Obama Pushes Ahead

A number of swing states closed polls at 9 p.m. including Sen. John…

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Barack Obama Is Elected President

Barack Obama defeated John McCain to become the first African American elected as president…

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McCain’s Lead Dwindles as Polls Close in Virginia

The last time Virginia’s electoral votes went to a Democratic presidential candidate was 1964,…

By Cliff Hocker

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Update, Poll Closings: 8 p.m.

The second round of poll closings occurred at 8 p.m., rolling through a night filled…

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Hey, Danny!

 
Local school children are also enthusiastic fans of their congressman, Rep. Danny Davis, pictured here…

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Living Legend Ties an Old Chicago to a New America

As flocks of Obama supporters gather in Chicago, one native recalls demonstrations past

Obama’s campaign ends in a city where King campaigned for equal rights

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Florida May Swing for Obama

One frequently heard theme about the Obama–McCain presidential contest was that while young voters might…

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